The deity in the ‘Sanctum-sanctorum’ is Lord Krishna. Sree Krishna with Devi Rugmini or Lord Krishna of “Kuchela Satgathi” is the ‘Dhyanam’. This is why heart –felt prayers in front of the Lord brings about immediate marriage for eligible ladies. And this is how Poothrukkovil Appan showers His blessings to His devotees.
.Lord Krishna with His consort Rugmini (Kuchela Salgathi) is the deity (dhyanam) here.The most important festival of the temple is ‘Ekadasi Vilakku’, coinciding with the Guruvayoor Ekadasi.Thus the devotees call it ‘Dakshina Guruvayoor’.